Corps reopens campgrounds

JACKSONVILLE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces the gradual reopening, starting June 1, of some corps-managed recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway that were closed to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The health and safety of our employees, volunteers and visitors is our top priority. Our […]

Sparrow debate spans over 20 years

WEST PALM BEACH — An email message from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official expressing frustration with the restrictions on water movement from the water conservation areas north of the Tamiami Trail in order to protect the nesting grounds of the Cape Sable seaside sparrow has been circulating online recently. That’s not surprising, since […]

Army Corps of Engineers hosts direct-hire event

CLEWISTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) is seeking some good men and women to fill multiple open positions among its South Florida staff — so many that the corps is having an unprecedented local hiring event. The corps will host an open house in Clewiston at the USACE South Florida […]